Pompeu Fabra

1868 - 1948

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Pompeu Fabra i Poch (Catalan pronunciation: [pumˈpɛw ˈfaβɾə]; Gràcia, Barcelona, 20 February 1868 – Prada de Conflent, 25 December 1948) was a Spanish engineer and grammarian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pompeu Fabra has received more than 55,074 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Pompeu Fabra is the 31st most popular linguist, the 394th most popular biography from Spain (down from 388th in 2019) and the most popular Linguist.

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Among linguists, Pompeu Fabra ranks 31 out of 161Before him are Georg Friedrich Grotefend, Sibawayh, Franz Miklosich, Louis Hjelmslev, Johann Christoph Adelung, and Michel Bréal. After him are Jost Gippert, Friedrich August Wolf, Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, Edgar de Wahl, Alexandre de Rhodes, and Bedřich Hrozný.

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Among people born in 1868, Pompeu Fabra ranks 51Before him are Magnus Hirschfeld, Édouard Vuillard, Kantarō Suzuki, Alfred Weber, Princess Anastasia of Montenegro, and Gustav Noske. After him are Franz Ritter von Epp, Empress Dowager Longyu, Émile Chartier, Jane Avril, Olga Knipper, and Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom. Among people deceased in 1948, Pompeu Fabra ranks 43Before him are Yoshiko Kawashima, Emil Ludwig, Kantarō Suzuki, Dieter Wisliceny, Otto Rasch, and Rudolf Brandt. After him are Kenji Doihara, Arshile Gorky, Edgar de Wahl, Feng Yuxiang, Prince Adalbert of Prussia, and Unity Mitford.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Pompeu Fabra ranks 394 out of 2,932Before him are Mercedes of Orléans (1860), Joan of Navarre, Queen of England (1368), Infante Francisco de Paula, Duke of Cádiz (1794), Rafael del Riego (1784), Miguel López de Legazpi (1502), and Joseph Calasanz (1556). After him are Peter Claver (1581), Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco (1926), García II of Galicia (1042), Theudis (470), Chindasuinth (563), and Juan, Count of Montizón (1822).

Among LINGUISTS In Spain

Among linguists born in Spain, Pompeu Fabra ranks 1After him are Ramón Menéndez Pidal (1869), Joan Coromines (1905), Martí de Riquer i Morera (1914), Germà Colón (1928), and Francisco Rodríguez Adrados (1922).